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Register Early for the Celebration of the Century!

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
OAESA's 67th Annual Professional Conference is a celebration of 100 years of serving administrative excellence in Ohio. Click the image above to get registered and book your hotel room early as the conference is returning to the Hilton Columbus at Easton.

The Ohio Grow Your Own Teacher Scholarship Program will be accepting applications in early 2024!

Friday, December 8, 2023
The Ohio General Assembly established the Ohio Grow Your Own (GYO) Teacher Scholarship Program to encourage school employees and low-income students to become licensed teachers and to work for their home district after graduation from a teacher training program.

Ohio Teacher Leadership Summit 2024 seeking presenters.

Thursday, November 9, 2023
The Ohio Teacher Leadership Summit will be held June 5, 2024, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus. Event organizers currently are accepting proposals to present at the summit.

Ohio School Safety Center Offers After-School Preparedness Training

Wednesday, August 16, 2023
After-School Preparedness: An All-Hazards Approach This training is designed to help participants identify the challenges associated with after-school events and programs, and to help prepare them for the risks, vulnerabilities and threats they entail.

Upcoming Changes to the Ohio Department of Education

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
House Bill 33 of the 135th General Assembly included several legislative changes impacting the Ohio Department of Education and State Board of Education. View story for additional details of upcoming changes.

Seeking applicants for the Ohio Teacher Leader Liaison Network

Monday, June 26, 2023
The application period for 2023-2025 cohort of teachers to serve as Ohio Teacher Leader Liaisons is open through June 23. This cohort will join the innovative and prestigious network of selected teachers from across the state and engage with the Department on topics related to current and future education initiatives that support Future Forward Ohio.

Contact Verification for Ohio Department of Education User Profiles

Monday, June 12, 2023
Beginning June 8, 2023, the Ohio Department of Education will begin asking anyone with an ODE User Profile to verify their contact information once a year. Like other online services, the Department's applications need basic information including name, address, and contact information. The Department uses the ODE User Profile information for contact purposes when necessary, for example to alert you to status changes to a submitted license or grant application.

State Digital Equity Grant - Broadband Ohio

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Ohio is participating in the State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program, a federally funded grant, to develop a statewide plan for achieving digital equity goals and closing the digital divide. Ohio' s Digital Equity Plan will serve all Ohioans with an aim to promote meaningful adoption and use of high-speed internet service, with a special emphasis on key populations.

2023 Ohio Teacher Leadership Summit

Monday, May 15, 2023
The 2023 Ohio Teacher Leadership Summit is June 14. This exciting event will be held at the Ohio Union on the campus of The Ohio State University and bring together educators from schools, districts and organizations doing innovative work to develop teacher leaders. Summit attendees will share successes, lessons learned and strategies for overcoming challenges around teacher leadership implementation.

ODE Data Insights Posting

Monday, April 10, 2023
The Ohio Department of Education offers periodic, state-level analyses to provide context for interpreting local data and to highlight trends that may inform policymaking and action. Ohio's Teacher Workforce, the latest in the Department's Data Insights series, examines teacher workforce trends critical to ensuring a steady pipeline of effective teachers in Ohio's classrooms.